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Berkshire Health Systems Medical Interpreter in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

  • DEFINITION/PRIMARY FUNCTION

  • To provide accurate, professional medical interpretation for LEP (limited English Proficiency) patients at BMC and affiliated outpatient services.

  • POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)

  • Experience:

  • Two years preferred, interpreting for people with limited English proficiency, in offical or unofficial capacity. Can include medical, legal or business translation.

  • Education and Training:

  • High school diploma required, some college preferred.

  • Area Health Education Center Medical Interpreter Training Program course or equivalent.

  • License, Certification & Registration:

  • CMI or CHI certification preferred.

  • Other Requirements:

  • Must have a telephone, reliable transportation, and ability to be on-call, understand role and boundaries of an interpreter. Strict adherence to confidentiality policy.

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